Reclassify gig economy workers and provide a regulatory framework will create a more robust social safety net that is seriously lacking.
Ever since the first case of COVID-19 emerged on 25 January, Malaysia has been battling not one, not two, but three crises.
Contrasting living wage requirements against median household income and wages, this paper issues a strong argument for the need for the provision of a stronger system of social protection and government’s role in putting forward policies that stimulate job and wage growth in forward-looking sectors.
What kind of future lies ahead for Malaysian youth post COVID-19? With the the future job market looking to be tough, what alternatives does the youth have? What kind of policies should youth demand to help ease the transition into this new economic outlook?
Coordination between government and businesses becomes important to reopening the coronavirus-closed economy while meeting public health goals.
A panel of experts deliberated on the building blocks by Southeast Asian countries towards a holistic COVID-19 response and managing an increasingly complex security environment with potentially less resources
It is a bad time to be young, but we can do something about it. How we empower and enable young people to help the country get through this tough time?
In this day and age, where most of the population in the hardest hit countries have a smartphone on them at all times, the technological opportunities for contact tracing are vast and might be key to restarting economy for post-Covid-19.